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Melbourne Cup Preview: British and Irish trainers out for Aus success

| 05.11.2018

Betting preview for the 2018 Melbourne Cup British and Irish trainers plundered three prizes at the Breeders’ Cup over the weekend. Now they go again in the Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday morning at 4am. Aidan O’Brien, Charlie Appleby, Ian Williams, John Gosden, Saeed bin Suroor and Iain Jardine all have darts in the race that stops a nation. But can anyone follow up Rekindling and Joseph ... more...

Magic Circle cut for the Melbourne Cup after Koukash thong threat

| 30.08.2018

Can the raider land another big pot? British and Irish trained horses dominate the betting for November’s Melbourne Cup, with Magic Circle into 14/1 following support for the Chester Cup winner. Owner Dr Marwan Koukash has promised to wear a thong should his charge win the thing, and our traders aren’t taking any chances. The Ian Williams-trained fancy remains behind Withhold at 12/1, after the To... more...

Martin Kelly’s 2016 Melbourne Cup preview

| 31.10.2016

Martin Kelly blog: 2016 Melbourne Cup preview At The Races broadcaster and horse racing journalist Martin Kelly spoke exclusively to Coral and gave us his 2016 Melbourne Cup preview. As the most prestigious race Down Under, the Group 1 Flemington showpiece goes to post in the early hours of Tuesday morning UK time. Familar names to British and Irish audiences entered in Australia include Bondi Bea... more...

Melbourne Cup 2016: Exospheric each-way value in race that stops the nation

| 31.10.2016

Exospheric each-way excellent value among Melbourne Cup tips Exospheric looks nicely treated on the pick of his form and decent each-way value at the odds on offer in the 2016 Melbourne Cup at Flemington (04:00 UK time, Tuesday morning). The four-year-old has won four of his 10 starts when trained by Sir Michael Stoute and took his form to a new level on seasonal reappearance when romping to a fou... more...